Spectacular finish to Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi


The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 concluded on Thursday with a spectacular closing ceremony featuring performances by global superstars Keala Settle and Nicole Scherzinger.

The grand finale at Zayed Sports City Stadium was a celebration of sportsmanship, achievements and the legacy of the Games.

Nicole opened the show with her latest song “Victorious” written especially for the Special Olympics World Games, while the ceremony came to an end with a dramatic performance of ‘This is Me’, from ‘The Greatest Showman’ by Keala.

The evening also saw Khaleeji idol Rashed Al Majed, Iraqi star Waleed Al Shami, and Emirati singer Hamad Al Ameri take to the stage to the delight of music fans.

Athletes from the UAE and Sweden conducted the ceremonial handover of the Special Olympics Flag to Sweden who will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games in 2021.


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